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we reveal which of the basically been leader was for many years a major customer of western weapons explained. also a trade unions called new approaches from greece as the parliament in athens approved harsh combat's with scenes of chaos and violence across the country in response. u.s. president barack obama tells top iraqi officials by videoconference that he would american troops to leave iraq by the end of twenty eleven pleas from baghdad to keep several thousand u.s. military personnel in the country as a training force has been rejected despite the continuing violence. makes its first step into space to russian soyuz rocket launchers a pair of european satellites from a spaceport in french guiana the key components of an ambitious new your pain of a geisha system to rival america's g.p.s. . right now here in o.t. and explored tourist destination north of st petersburg our special report takes you on a trip to petros of all it's founded by peter the great had
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a supply base for russian navy in the early eighteenth century and a center for the ancient craft of boat building that's up next year. petra's of all it's because the city on the bank of lake in russia's northwest. saw peter the great founded it in the early eighteenth century as a supply base for the russian navy to date as one of the leading centers for wooden boats making. a turn to ports. roger laps and turning to corner someone up until. cheesy island just a short distance from the trees of old school nothing has changed in the past two hundred years. the island looks like an open m.e.c. and. once a year it becomes a meeting point the vessels to belong to
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a bygone era. puzzle mark two called set up a private shipyard more than twenty years ago. since then the shop has been crammed with wooden boats even under construction already for sailing. for console each launch is an exciting and festive occasion. the shipyards owner is unlikely to ever get bored with sending vessels on then maiden voyage. jovovich there suggest that wooden boats have been built throughout human history three years here and i don't see any reason why we should ever stop making them. after all wood is the only building material that actually has a life of its own. today in
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a boat which was built on the request of a group of scientists it will help researches moscow university's biological station situated by the white sea. of son of to cough is back in his hometown of. following the trip to st petersburg educated as an engineer he spent a good deal of time there in the libraries he was looking for suitable blueprints for a new project. technical expertise and the experience of a historian but equally important these kind of shipbuilding. the great founded seventeen o three literally a month after he established st petersburg. created for the purpose of manufacturing cannons and cannon balls for the fledgling russian navy. however peter didn't build wooden boats here his shipyards were elsewhere.
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there are several private shipyards and. they operate just like the ones owned by the mach two calls. and says times a local plant built wooden minesweepers for the navy it was shut down in the one nine hundred ninety s. but some of the stuff when fuz yes taken off to set up businesses of their own moreover they passed their interest wooden boats on to their children. are we going to make the steering or. the boats quite small so let's take a look at design forty five it is. what a. nice overlook. i think for us we should take this design forty eight where it's a bit smaller and the construction is the same as for two. months has come to petra zawacki from the volga region he has ordered the construction of
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replicas of russian boats dating back to ancient times the monk keeps a watchful eye on the progress of the work. will be here. in ten dollars over that. are you going to cover it up there's no this stays open. it should be covered up. you know you'll get access through this opening. it will this be closed. that will be open you'll have a hard time getting anything through there if the hole is positioned to los. cabos shipyard stand side by side with the wall known by the demetrius. the st nicholas is about to set out from the payer of the arctic odyssey club victor dmitri if he's off his son alexei. gone clean over their side the need is to strong.
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safety first. the st nicholas was built in petra's of all skin one thousand nine hundred one such boats were used by paul most people who lived on the russian coast of the white sea in the fifteenth through to eighteenth centuries similar boats to formal merchants to every part of northern europe. over the past two decades maritime festivals made to st nicholas a familiar sight all the way from bergen and norway to bristol britain. we sailed past france and norway which travelled across the northern seed to new castle. in england we've been in swedish and danish waters we've covered practically the whole of northern europe. the ship will cover some forty north to cool miles before it reaches keiji island while a canoe got. nearly all local ship builders meet there once
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a year the keys the regatta is a traditional boat race in russia's northwest it takes place on the first weekend of oldest. boy in the city skip the historical buddha is like a time machine when you get on board here if you dressed up accordingly or even just wearing your regular service you find yourself in the atmosphere of a life that is no more. the dimitry have built his first sailing vessel more than thirty years ago since then private enterprises have sprung up. the first boat was called people more little army than bush was in one nine hundred eighty seven when we went to spins bergan aboard that vessel at the most beautiful horse in we naturally we experienced first hand the pleasures of going to history boarded into each boat they. film companies often turn to petras about six ship billed as. one of the scenes from the blockbuster pirates of the caribbean
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beach is a sailing vessel built puzzle much you called shipyard. pavel has warm memories of another occasion when he got a request from british filmmakers. of all for almost. well into the telephone call and the caller said he represented a film company. much of that he owes me to build some models for a film but he didn't say exactly which film it was going to be. shortly before the phone call pavel had read the hornblower a novel by the british author sessile scott forrester it was clear from the list of ships that he was being asked to do his bit for an adaptation of the book. got to go with it but he said rise the way though that it was about see battles cheering the napoleonic wars so were there no more to. serve even that small bit of information narrowed it down forests and forrester was the first name that sprang
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to mind when she boarded. the customers were impressed by the ability of petra's of ship builders to identify the historical background by word of mouth alone the boats for the whole blow a sequel which will build in petrus of votes one two emmy awards. this is the old. first. building rowing boats as well as models was quite a challenge to force whether we had to handle a lot of archive material to be able to make english and french vessels. if you're a mom and we were also told that british audiences can be quite sophisticated. but they have no difficulty telling in english for it from a french one. in two puzzles shipyard less than
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a year to build eleven replica vessels and four full scale rowing boats dating back to the late eighteenth century. collingswood done by restores the keiji museum. yourself a year to complete the job but then we build models with sales channel and carvings . since board. some of the ships launched in petra's of all skin the past years are already part of modern history a museum in the siberian town of circuit is playing with the idea of enriching its collection with a replica of a boat it was made in victor dimitri of shipyard in petra's avoids almost twenty years ago at the request of a russian film company. the vessel is an exact copy of the sixteenth century cost but. so you have replaced this part here yes excellent now the blanks here please. replica was featured in
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a film about the legendary. the man who conquered siberia. this is a natural will sew it up into four sections then will separate it in the midsection and then put it all back together in this sort of good museum. sometimes victorian pawel compete for clients on other occasions they combine forces on joint projects . one of the employees is showing the monk how the project is progressing. oh good day i was a go a lot of money everything's fine. have you finished in the decade. but let's install the gas tank here. maybe let's put it there to go with all the other equipment has been linked up.
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like the engine control. right now dimitri company is working on boats ordered by theodore to the monks idea was to use three replicas of ancient russian boats to retrace the waterway that links russia to the balkans in the eleventh century. life has lost that precious kernel that used to be at its very core the joys of creation learning and discovery is but we have to be able to revive those values by organizing what we called the journey from russia to the land of the serbs. since then they turned to me to have has built some fifty vessels the shipyard launches new boats on a reg. a basis in petrus of votes victor is known by the nickname. some of the monks specially older boats are ready to test on the water accompanying the
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monk on his trip all historical enthusiastic their aim is to reach the shores of kishi island to take part in a special performance. wealthy british style. that's not on the. market why not come to. find out what's really happening to the global economy with max concert run no holds barred look at the global financial headlines tune in to kaiser report on our.
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at the beginning of the season the arctic odyssey shipyard that was launched to pall mall but. they had been ordered by the government of russia's northeast region of two katka which is less than a hundred kilometers from alaska. up but you know what wires the opposing players will. go and shift it to when getting away. from the. wind is picking up quickly. in the fifteenth to seventeenth centuries european explorers were busy looking for routes leading to asia and africa meanwhile their russian counterparts explored the northernmost parts of the asian american continent the authorities of chukotka now want to send an expedition
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retracing its very roots as a reminder of the discoveries made by russian seafarers. jim young just notice for a jog around. seven such boats he set out from the arctic ocean and ended up in an a deer where the boats were taken apart while the expeditions members return to their base in yet on foot. seven replicas of the pommel boats a team to set out on an expedition retracing the nobs route only two of them have been built so far. they have been tried out in both the white sea and into of europe's largest lakes. and lot of alexei vala boy the job of took part in both trials. at the fleet is a completely unique experience it's nothing like what you're used to back in town you don't need to take ten calls or write five hundred e-mails here you need to know how to set
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a sail in the nick of time. float your vessel if it runs aground well if all that completely changes your mindset and even helps you to find your purpose in life or favor. the st nicholas has safely reached keiji island with tourists on board. tomorrow one of the main events of the year because she regatta will take place. here on the angle that are up to the right side. seven old men from to cut are going to take part in the first key she regrets. they're building a traditional church she cut back on a nearby island. these days to use only small kayaks for hunting at sea but in the old days large kayaks like this one were used for to hunt
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for whales and walrus like. this one here is a bee gaia. maxime to new and six companions spent more than two days on that journey from to cut cut to keep they traveled by f. train and steamboat the team had brought with them one hundred fifty kilograms of war skin which they were going to use to make a boat but they were in for a disappointment at the end of that journey probably with the first quarter of unfortunately each wanted in transit because we didn't stored properly. nevertheless the truck craftsman managed to find an alternative. they replaced the natural skin of a common chook she wore us with plastic. kayak was ready to use a day before the race. so we turn it around no we'll turn it around when we get to the water.
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she is an island the lake an egg. here is a unique museum of would not the texture of the island. the collection includes dozens of structures some of them more than two hundred years old. one of the buildings dates back almost five hundred years. more recent structures are found on the coast guard such as appear to visitors. but for the most part the island looks just like it did one hundred fifty years ago. outsiders can only come here either as tourists or as participants in the t.g. regatta which is held once a year. the participants in the balkan expedition being organized by month it to insist on historical fund to city their sporting armor and learning how to wield
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mediƦval weapons. wooden boats and sailing vessels standing side by side with three hundred year old wooden churches strengthen the illusion of a journey to the times when timber was the principal building material here. that's a lot of our traditional raw. and i could texture reasoning this is because the main constructions have been made without. peasants so to make do without because they cost a lot of money. that artists be got such roofs for instance or piles of churches. if you can both houses and like everybody else who would. this is the source of the
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legend claiming that the keys e churches were built without a single nail in the in reality only the walls and roofs were made without using nails they were indispensable church. nowadays children play with building blocks know only too well how the walls were built this technique makes restoration much easier damaged parts of the transfiguration church have been gradually replaced since two thousand. now the church is almost suspended in the air because of the restoration work on its foundation. is to begin with we needed a good foundation the lower part was taken away to be restored we put up a new stance and disassembled part of the church this is the lifting system of complete with lifting jacks. it works just like this.
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so through with and with but what this means that the building assumption doesn't get in the way as we work on the foundation. one of the first bell ring is imposed communist russia is cycling briskly to make sure he reports for welcome time. these hundreds the bells and three of the t.g. church for almost two decades there are only a few places in the world where the sound of bells can spread far and wide without echoing off the surface since it is impossible to confuse the chime of bells with any of. this everything here now is just as it was in the eighteenth and nineteenth century there's no noise of the kind you find in the city. today the bell sound as they did a hundred or two hundred years ago because they're not drowned out by noise. in the
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water also helps the chinese travel over long distances. trying different depending on whether the secular holiday is being celebrated igor who says that village is sometimes even danced to the sound bells. improvise ation on the theme of best of choice but i mean normally this stall is not intended for people marching in a religious procession or rather it's adapted to the stroke of an old group. that. it is only natural that chime from the belfry signals the start of the key. thirty participants. three categories. additional wooden boats and modern sports spokes each category has
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a subgroup with the number of balls month ranging from one to six. after a brief deliberation the panel of judges decides to class the true cheek kayak as a traditional timber but. one stroke. stroke free stroke for. the races are expected to cover one nautical mile with each boat going at its own pace as a rule half an hour is enough for even the slowest but. even over that short distance accidents still happen the rudder of the. brakes. the rudders come loose. rule harder stroke one. stroke. stroke free. but neither the tiresome journey the ruined wall riskin all the failed
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. live there was a construct the choke races they take first place in that category with a record sixteen minutes and forty seven seconds. stroke for stroke five strokes six stroke seven. son of the ship builder from petra zawacki has taken part in the p.g. regatta for the first time his vessel in the modern sports but category came second many generations of people came out to clubs ancestors lived on the shores of the lake. another key z. regatta has come to an end. guests and participants bid farewell to one another and prepare for departure. the kishi rules astringent everybody with the exception of museum staff is required to leave the island before eight pm
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. to send nicholas to say goodbye to everybody by firing a shot from its cannon. the boat's crew gets ready for another voyage. i've seen people are put to the test and it soon becomes abundantly clear what sort of person they are. is notorious for its character selling that is sometimes more treacherous than an open water indeed locals often regard it as a seat but how strong is the wind westerly wind ten meters per second roger. the crew of the cent because set sail for the lake.
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pass in the book. are you frightened no not yet. it's. called the rudder. the fool they reach home they will have to cover some fourteen multiple miles through rough waves.
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video. and. the palm of your. top stories on our t.v. do on calls what investigation into the death of. up to greece and footage of the jazz he may have been executed. says it may be leaving the country by the end of the month but is accused of abusing the u.n. mandate to protect civilians and. change the kind of denies there is relief in some quarters that the sequence of dealings with the west will go with him to the grave and won't be revealed that he believes or was for many years a major task but it's. also a trade unions call for more protests in greece that the parliament in athens approves.